Job Description & Requirements
Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse
"The postanesthesia care unit (PACU Phase I) is a 28 bay unit. The open room setup provides more than one vantage point for visualizing patients. Phase I recovery of the patients occurs in the PACU. Patients are stabilized and meet discharge criteria before transfer. One isolation room has been designated for patients as described in the Isolation Precautions policies of the Hospital.The PACU Phase II is a 9 bay unit that admits outpatients postoperatively. Outpatients are recovered and prepared for discharge from the facility.